|3/4" (19mm) thick plywood
||We need 5 boards cut to 10 7/8x10 7/8 (276x276mm) and one board at
This needs to be fairly precise, so you might get your local hardware
store to cut it if you have never built anything before. If the edges
are not cut straight, your panels will not look uniform. If they
are not perfectly square, the rest of the pad will not fit together correctly.
||1 panel of 23/32"x4'x4' (18 or 19mm thick 122x122cm) pine plywood $20.00|
|22 Ga. sheetmetal
||Five 12"x12" (30.5x30.5cm -- buy one or more larger sheets and cut down to size) panels. These go onto the plywood panels to make
the solid panels on the pad.
||Steel sheetmetal 36x24 $19.97
|2x4 (38x89mm) wood
||We will use four 33" (838mm) 2x4s to construct the pad. If you are
of the width of your plywood squares, I would suggest cutting these
slightly longer so that you have extra room. If they are too long when
you are fitting everything, you can cut them down to size.
||Two 2"x4"x8' $7.86 |
|1/2"thick (~13mm -- thicker is better than thinner) open cell weatherstripping
||This is going to make up part of our switches. Each strip will be about
5 1/2" (140mm) long, and you'll need four for each arrow panel.
||1 box $4.98
||The wire will run from each arrow to the controller
also between the mending brackets under the arrow panels. Basically you'll need
about 5 or 6 times the length of the pad.
|.22" (5 or 6mm) thick plexiglass
||8 10 7/8" x 10 7/8" (276x276mm) panels. These will be our arrow panels.
|16 2" (50 or 51mm depending on what size is available) corner brackets
||The infamus corner brackets. These hold the arrow panels in place
||8 packs of 2" corner brackets(2per pack) $22.08
||One console controller to solder to
|phillips 10x1 1/4 (32mm) sheet metal screws"
||56 of these. They
come in packs of 50 or 100 usually -- look for ones that look similar to the arcade pad's bolts
||two packs of 50 $7.72
|1 1/4" (32mm) drywall screws
||One box should more than cover it
||no price yet
including items I don't have a price for and tax)||$126.90